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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   14352.51436811  .00000436  00000-0  14850-3 0   816
2 24968 086.3959 339.9318 0002184 105.9173 254.2263 14.34212489901864
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 12:20:41
Eccentricity: 0.0002184
inclination: 86.3959°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 339.9318°
argument of perigee: 105.9173°
revolutions per day: 14.34212489
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.2263°
orbit number at epoch: 90186

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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